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Macquarie University

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Macquarie University is rated 5 stars by QS and awarded the maximum 5 stars in all eight major categories. The university is home to 38,000 students from 114 countries.

Macquarie's parkland campus is in Sydney's technology precinct, connected to the city via a new University train station.  Facilities include a large fitness and aquatic centre and multicultural eateries.

Research

Macquarie recently established the Australian School of Advanced Medicine, moved into high tech engineering, highlighted areas of research excellence (COREs) and has doctoral research partnerships with 51 universities.  Macquarie University is ranked fourth in Australia for research of the highest possible quality. In addition, the most recent Australian Government Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation awarded Macquarie the maximum five-star rating for three scientific disciplines, with 85% of research activity rated as performing at world standard or higher.

International links

Macquarie offers global opportunities, exchange programs with 120 universities, transnational (offshore) and distance programs. Visit Macquarie's website for further information.

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
233
2012
263
2013
254=
2014
229
2015
49.40
Overall Score
48.4
Academic Reputation
63.6
Employer Reputation
100
International Faculty
78.3
International Students
58.8
Citations per Faculty
51-100
2013
51-100
2014
51-100
2015
70.7
Academic Reputation
71.1
Employer Reputation
82.7
Citations per Paper
82.2
H-index Citations
132
2013
101
2014
76
2015
71.60
Overall Score
72.2
Academic Reputation
66.2
Employer Reputation
85.5
Citations per Paper
64.6
H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,350
International
908

Number of students

28,045
Postgraduate 23%
Undergraduate 77%

Number of international students

6,604
Postgraduate 47%
Undergraduate 53%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

18 Undergraduate Courses

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2 Postgraduate Courses

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